Several California laws that became effective Jan. 1 create new requirements for community associations on how elections are held, limit restrictions on accessory dwelling units (ADUs), and redefine when a contractor is considered an employee.
If your community is looking to update its holiday and religious display rule or adopt a new one, it should be easy for residents to follow and simple to enforce.
Before hosting parties and visitors over the holidays, community associations leaders and residents should brush up on any restrictions on parking, noise, and overnight guests.
Residue from cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products—known as thirdhand smoke—can cause carcinogens and heavy metals to build up on walls, ceilings, fabrics, HVAC units, and dust, posing a risk to health if inhaled or ingested.
Drones can have wide-ranging benefits in community associations. Here’s what you need to know about their capabilities, adopting rules, and due diligence when contracting with a drone operator.